UCLA vs Washington Odds, Trends, and Free Pick – March 3rd, 2011

UCLA (21-8, 12-4) at Washington (19-9, 10-6)
When: Thursday, March 3rd, 2011
Where: Hec Edmundson Pavilion, Seattle, Washington
Time: 6:00 PT
TV: ESPN2

The betting line for tonight’s PAC 10 matchup between the UCLA Bruins and Washington Huskies opened up Wednesday afternoon at -8.5 in favor of the Huskies at Bovada and the total was set at 148. So far, early indications are that the betting public is on the Bruins as 95% are on UCLA. To help you better decide who to bet, take a look at these trends for tonight.

Bruins are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. Pacific-10.

Bruins are 5-11 ATS in their last 16 games following a SU win of more than 20 points.

Huskies are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 home games.

Huskies are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games as a home favorite.

Under is 6-2 in Bruins last 8 overall.

Over is 15-5-1 in Bruins last 21 games as a road underdog.

Under is 4-1 in Huskies last 5 games as a home favorite of 7.0-12.5.

Under is 6-2 in Huskies last 8 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.

Bruins are 1-7 ATS in the last 8 meetings.

Bruins are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Washington.

My Prediction: Both these teams really need this win to impress the selection committee. Right now, UCLA is the hotter team and they’re getting 8.5 points. UCLA is shotting 49% in their last 5 games while holding their opponents to 39%. I’ll take the points in this one.

UCLA +8.5